Net-Zero Week Podcast (Two-part special): Green recoveries and net-zero strategy deep dives
For Net-Zero Week, the edie podcast is split into two parts, first to discuss green recoveries with Christiana Figueres, Jonathon Porritt and Paul Polman, before embarking on a deep dive of what makes a net-zero target with engineering firm Jacobs, online retailer Zalando and episode sponsors Centrica Business Solutions.
edie’s Net-Zero Business podcast spin-off series returns to mark the end of Net-Zero Week 2020 (18-22 May) – a themed week of online content and events dedicated to supporting sustainability, energy and resource efficiency professionals on their journey to net-zero, and beyond.
The two-part episode, sponsored by Centrica Business Solutions, starts with a focus on the green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. edie has grouped three #SustyTalk video series into one star-studded podcast episode. Hear from:
- Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres,
- Forum for the Future’s founder-director Jonathon Porritt
- Unilever's former chief executive Paul Polman
The three renowned climate and sustainable business experts explore their ideas for a green response to the pandemic in a must-listen podcast. Alternatively, click on the links above to watch each interview individually.
Net-Zero Deep Dive
In the second part of the two-parter episode, edie sits down with online fashion retailer Zalando's director of corporate responsibility and sustainability Kate Heiny, six months on from the launch of the firm’s net-zero target, to discuss what initiatives have been processed since.
edie also speaks to another firm with a net-zero target, engineering company Jacobs. The firm’s vice president for global sustainability Zoe Haseman is on hand to discuss efforts to reduce emissions and how a carbon-negative ambition could be reached.
Finally, we hear episode sponsors Centrica Business Solutions, who’s director of product management John Hartley outlines key considerations that businesses should take when approaching decarbonisation. Hartley recently appeared in a 45-minute masterclass on net-zero implementation, which can be watched on-demand here.
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